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  1. formerly Boba_Fett_03 Duran_Lomax's Avatar
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    Oct 26, 2005, 12:06 PM - KOTOR-era Bucket? #1

    I'm currently working on a KOTOR-era Mando suit, and am lost on the helmet. I dont have the money for vacuum-forming, so are there any tips that you guys may have?

    Also, I want to customize it so the face plate (the little round part with the t-visor) can slide to the top or back of my head. Any and all help will be appreciated
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    Oct 27, 2005, 5:24 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #2

    I am making a full Mandalore suit for a friend. Use a batting helmet (or something similar) for the dome, then cut a front and back piece for the helmet. If you look at the design, it's a 3 piece helmet and almost looks designed with sintra in mind. I've got the templates for it in AutoCAD. As for sliding, that would be tough. (unless of course you mount a whole swack of really strong magnets on the helmet so you can slide the face place whereever you want it. Not sure what that would do to the brain waves though)
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    Oct 29, 2005, 1:59 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #3

    Thank you very much.
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    Oct 30, 2005, 5:10 AM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #4

    whats a kotor-era helmet? any pics?
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    Oct 30, 2005, 9:42 AM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #5

    This is a screen from the wikipedia



    But I assume you're making one like this?




    wish I could find a better pic.
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    Oct 30, 2005, 10:18 AM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #6

    interesting
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    Nov 1, 2005, 8:36 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #7

    Dreadmel, the second pic is definately what Im going for (albeit with a different color scheme). I havent seen any other person make a costume like that, though, and I figured it's about time that someone did.


    EDIT: found a semi-high quality picture
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    Nov 1, 2005, 8:44 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #8

    Looks like you can mod a Royal Guard helmet.....
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    Nov 1, 2005, 9:05 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #9

    Hmmm... it does resemble the Royal Guard helmet fairly well, and could work. Thanks
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    Nov 2, 2005, 6:16 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #10

    Hello, haven't posted here in a while.

    While at first glance the Neo Crusader helmet does resemble a Royal Guard helmet (indeed, EU states that it was an inspiration in the designing process for the Royal Guard helmet), the two are actually far more different than they seem. If you look at the way the two sit on the head, the whole shape is wrong.

    We debated this a bit on the HVM forum a while ago, and a picture there posted by Resilient Spider there says it best. I can point you in the direction of that thread:

    http://p201.ezboard.com/fmandalorian...picID=22.topic

    I hope that's a bit helpful!
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    May 18, 2006, 9:39 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #11

    I plan on getting some of the new Knights of the Old Republic Comics. It takes place 8 years before the game. The Mandalorian armies are on the war path and that kind of stuff. The Mandalorians they have in those comics are different though. I'll see if I can get some pictures.
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    May 18, 2006, 10:00 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #12

    Here it is. from the KOTOR comics

  13. May 18, 2006, 10:26 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #13

    what comics are those? I've been looking everywhere for those, and I have not found them.
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    May 18, 2006, 10:32 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #14

    They're already out. just look around at a book/comic store. I read the new Boba Fett comic not too long ago
  15. Jun 7, 2006, 8:05 PM - Re: KOTOR-era Bucket? #15

    So...you still workin on this armor/helmet? Bumpo

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